ICD-10-CM Code S21.05
Open bite of breast
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code S21.05 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of S21.05 that describes the diagnosis 'open bite of breast' in more detail.
- S21.05 Open bite of breast NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code S21 is used to code Chest injury
A chest injury is any form of physical injury to the chest including the ribs, heart and lungs. Chest injuries account for 25% of all deaths from traumatic injury. Typically chest injuries are caused by blunt mechanisms such as motor vehicle collisions or penetrating mechanisms such as stabbings.
|ICD 9 Code:||959.11|
A chest X-ray of a right sided pulmonary contusion associated with flail chest and subcutaneous emphysema
Coding Notes for S21.05 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Bite of breast NOS
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Superficial bite of breast - instead, use code S20.17
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S21.05 - Open bite of breast'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S21.05. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.